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Making compliance data returns easier: Environment Agency seeks engagement from landfill operators

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24/08/2015

The Environment Agency is developing a digital solution to make it easier for regulated operators to submit their compliance data. A simple prototype has been created and the Agency wants to gather user feedback so iterative improvements can be made to create a system which works for their customers. The Agency would like to invite landfill operators who submit emissions compliance and /or ...

New Waste-To-Energy Facility Will Provide Multiple Benefits for East Tennessee

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28/08/2015

Sevier Solid Waste in Pigeon Forge, TN, has engaged PHG Energy (PHGE) to build a new biomass gasification plant capable of cleanly converting more than 30 tons of composted material daily into thermal energy while producing a valuable high-carbon biochar. “This new installation will help us reduce the amount of compost we need to transport by converting it into a biochar material, creating ...

Standards Compliance and Value-Based Product Development

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28/08/2015

In the world of construction materials, ASTM International standards are as much a part of doing business as chemical admixtures are a part of concrete. It takes a combination of sound scientific protocol and industry-leading chemical technologies to develop and implement chemical admixtures and cement additives for the construction industry. Whether concrete or hydraulic cement, ASTM standard ...

Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme

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27/08/2015

An extended scope contract performed by Rotork Site Services has successfully delivered full automation of a flood alleviation scheme protecting the historic town of Cardigan in West Wales. The project involved replacing unreliable actuators from another manufacturer, installing a PLC control cabinet and interfacing with the existing river level sensor and telemetry ...

Photometry Compendium: Episode 3 is live!

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28/08/2015

Typical traps that we can fall into while preparing and carrying out tests. In photometry, most of the mistakes which lead to incorrect results are caused by improper handling. The third episode of the Photometry Compendium shows the typical mistakes that occur in practice and how to avoid them.  By observing a few important points while taking samples, transporting them and carrying out ...

Geovariances is at Global 2015 from 21 to 24 September

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26/08/2015

Stop by our booth #11, come with your questions and ask for your demo of Kartotrak, our software solution for contaminated site characterization. You will find out how Kartotrak can help you to better identify and manage risks related to site remediation. We'll also be delighted to present you our global training program as well as the range of services Geovariances can offer, from ...

REDWAVE XRF - new sorting possibilities for the Metal and Aluminium Recycling Industry

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28/08/2015

The sorting system REDWAVE XRF was initially used in the field of glass sorting, more precisely for the separation of heat-resistant and leaded glass from the waste glass cullet. Soon it became apparent that the fields of application go far beyond the glass sector. The use of this innovative technology together with the development of a new machine design set new standards in the metal sorting, ...

Million gallons of wastewater closes another beach in Hawaii

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28/08/2015

For the second time in a week a popular Hawaii beach was closed Thursday after sewage from a treatment plant spilled near the ocean. A million gallons of treated but not yet disinfected wastewater spilled from the East Honolulu Wastewater Treatment plant, closing Sandy Beach and its surroundings. The closure comes a day after beaches near Waikiki were reopened following a similar issue. The ...

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